EDU 2.0 LMS by Laura Christie EDU 2.0 for school', meaning 'Next generation education for school'. Teachers, students and schools are joining our free site every day. Mission Make teaching and learning more efficient and enjoyable. Service Free web-based education site with comprehensive features for teachers, students and parents. Anyone can teach and/or learn using the system, whether it's at school, at home, or on the move.
As you will see EDU 2.0 offers everything a Learning Management System needs. <ul><li>The free Features offered are extensive and the plans that add extra features aren't all that expensive, so depending on your individual needs EDU 2.0 is a great workable system. </li></ul><ul><li>From an online teaching perspective this system has the the necessary features, e-portfolios, emailing, collaborating, web conferencing, gradebooks, and assessments just to name a few. LMS is only as good as the users. </li></ul>
Communicative Tools <ul><li>EDU 2.0 offers the ability for students and teachers to communicate and collaberate through Group forums, chats, wikis and blogs and yes they are offered in their free features. </li></ul>
EDU 2.0 Ease? <ul><li>Through my research and reading testimonials on EDU 2.0 I would say comfortably that EDU offers students and teachers creativity with their classes and homepages. </li></ul><ul><li>Edu 2.0 seems to have thought of everything possibly needed by a school, teachers and students. Free features give you everything you would need, but if you desire more, such as Tech support the costs aren't outragous. This product gives you the choices to go free or pay depending on your personal needs. </li></ul><ul><li>I would endorse this product for schools looking for a Learning Management system, but don't want to invest major time and/or money. </li></ul>
Costs <ul><li>As with all LMS somehow you will be asked to pay for the service. </li></ul>Monthly Cost Free : Our free starter plan includes unlimited teacher accounts, up to 2000 student accounts, and a 30-day free trial of all premium features. Support None. Individual Plan $0.05 per student: Our affordable plan for individuals includes most premium features and a single teacher/administrator account. Support None. Organization Plan $0.30 per student: Our top-of-the-line plan for schools and universities includes all premium features and unlimited teacher accounts. Support Included.
<ul><li>Portal: Beautiful, modern, customizable portal Customizable EDU 2.0 URL Login widget for integration with other web sites Select from several built-in color schemes Display news, calendar and class catalog in portal </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile : iPhone iPad Android Blackberry </li></ul><ul><li>Classes : Class catalog Support for instructor-led, self-paced and blended styles Activity feed (announcements, events, lessons, ...) Calendar Syllabus area Co-teachers Teach multiple sessions of the same class Class templates (for class reuse) Highly configurable Archive classes Backup classes in browsable offline format Allow self-enrollment with an optional class password Enroll students via email invitations or from roster Activate/deactivate students </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons: Create series of lessons for a class Allow a lesson to be broken into sections Create HTML sections and embed any kind of web resource Ability to hide lessons Reorder/indent lessons Display last-visited lesson for each teacher/student Embed assignments into lessons Gateway assignments for progress pathway through lessons </li></ul>Free Features
Free Features continued <ul><li>Assessments: Quizzes Question banks Surveys Attendance Offline Freeform Rubrics Student notes with configurable visibility. </li></ul><ul><li>Quizes :Many question types, including true/false and multiple choice Use question banks to share and reuse questions Option to randomize question selection and their order Timed quizzes Option to supply hints for questions Use latest score or best score for grading purposes Optional quiz navigation by name and/or grid Print quizzes for offline use. </li></ul><ul><li>Gradebooks: Scrolling gradebook Click to edit, just like a spreadsheet Option for entering all grades for an assignment at once Export gradebook Set default grade map Customize grade map Multiple grading periods Selection of weighting schemes Online and PDF grade reports </li></ul><ul><li>Collaberation: Groups Forums Chat Wikis Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Account Management: Add accounts using a form, email, file or self-registration Export accounts Optional picture/photo moderation Rich set of policy options Flexible security options Moderate user reports Select school or university terminology </li></ul>
Free Features Continued <ul><li>Parents: Parent accounts Provide easy access to classes, grades and teachers </li></ul><ul><li>HomePage: Activity feed (aggregated from classes, groups, friends, etc.) Upcoming events To-do list Locker for personal resources Photo album Personal blog Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Messaging: Unified inbox Email integration (bidirectional, includes digest mode) SMS integration (bidirectional) Message retentio </li></ul><ul><li>School: School library School calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolios: Each student gets their own e-portfolio Ability to save assignment submissions to a portfolio View portfolio by class </li></ul><ul><li>International: Support for 12+ languages Allow new languages to be added by volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Integration: Import from Moodle * Facebook and Twitter integration </li></ul>
Individual Plan Features <ul><li>Includes all the free features:The following are the added features for the individual plan price of .05 per student. </li></ul><ul><li>Portal: Create your own color scheme Replace our logo with your own Custom shortcuts in left navigation area </li></ul><ul><li>Classes: Bulk enroll students from a file Resend invitations to absent students Undo for deleted classes Printable PDF attendance form </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons: Hide sections within lessons Embed SCORM modules into lessons Undo for deleted lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Assessements: Debates Discussion assignments Team assignments SCORM assignments Dropbox assignments Undo for deleted assignments Extra credit assignments * Personalized assignments * </li></ul><ul><li>Gradebooks: Curving of grades * </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborations: See when others are online Hover over user to see details and/or communicate Click on user to chat with them * </li></ul>
Individual Plan Features <ul><li>Scorum: SCORM 1.2 Launch in separate window Table of contents in sidebar Auto-play </li></ul><ul><li>Account Managements: Switch quickly between accounts </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting and Analaysis : Chart student progress through lessons Chart student progress through assignments Chart student scores </li></ul><ul><li>Criteria and Proficiencies: Create custom curricula Tag lessons with proficiencies they teach Tag assignments with proficiencies they assess Coverage analysis Proficiency tracking Built-in support for US common core standards </li></ul><ul><li>Certifications: Prequisite certificates, required for class enrollment Completion certificates, awarded upon class completion </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring: Monitor communications for abusive keywords Browse student communications Daily report of possible abusive communications </li></ul>
Organization Plan Features <ul><li>All Free and Individual features are included: the following are the features that come with the Organization Plan @ .30$ per student. </li></ul><ul><li>Portal : Use your own URL Remove our marketing link from portal Replace our flavicon with your own Additional custom portal areas Customizable terminology (class -> course, etc.) Override default email address for passwords and invitations Insert HTML at bottom of page (useful for analytics, etc.) SEO optimizations </li></ul><ul><li>Classes: Custom content blocks on class home page Printable attendance summary Export attendance summary to CSV file Option to require admin sign-off on classes Bulk creation from CSV file Class catalog long listing format </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons: Record audio directly from browser to embed in lessons * </li></ul><ul><li>Assessments: Export quiz and survey results for analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Account Management: Customize welcome message Extra fields such as gender, address and skype address Support for up to 10 custom account fields Prevent simultaneous logins on a single account Customize welcome message for students Set default avatar </li></ul>
Organization Features Continued <ul><li>Reports: Site statistics Student activity timeline Class enrollment report Class completion report </li></ul><ul><li>certification: Printable certificates </li></ul><ul><li>HomePage: Customizable content blocks </li></ul><ul><li>Web conferences : Seamless Skype integration </li></ul><ul><li>District: Network schools into a district District library Transfer students between schools in a district </li></ul><ul><li>Ecommerce: Integrated billing so you can charge for classes Support for major credit cards and PayPal Discounts and discount codes Multicurrency support </li></ul><ul><li>International: Automatic translation of inbox and forum content </li></ul><ul><li>Intergration :LDAP Developer API Common cartridge support * Google Apps integration * SIS integration * </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Support: Technical support </li></ul>